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Rangers fighting island fire

SAVANNAH - Firefighters used hand tools to battle a slow-moving wilderness fire Thursday on Cumberland Island, forcing the National Park Service to close portions of the federally protected island to tourists visiting the Georgia coast.

January 05, 2012 | By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press | Local


King Finishing appeal to be heard

A court hearing regarding an appeal to a consent order against a Screven County textiles plant is slated for Jan. 23, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Diana Wedincamp.

January 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Keel takes stand against animal cruelty

Georgia Southern University President Dr. Brooks Keel said Thursday he is "very distressed" regarding a GSU professor's arrest for animal cruelty.

January 05, 2012 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


GSU professor charged with animal cruelty

A Georgia Southern University professor was charged with animal cruelty last week after a police officer reported he saw him sic his dog on a cat and then urge the dog to "get it."

January 04, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Graves desecrated

Two century-old graves in an old family cemetery off Old River Road South were found desecrated, and Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators hope someone will step forward with information about who committed the crime.

January 04, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


City Council considers zoning amendments

Statesboro City Council's inaugural meeting of the new year was a tale of two zoning amendments.

January 04, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Emma Kelly to show 'A Visit from Maude

Born in 1881. Earned a doctorate from Johns Hopkins University. Married a minister and had seven children. Maude Brannen Edge is one of the most fascinating women in Bulloch County history.

January 04, 2012 | Special to the Herald | Local


Woman sought for stolen checks

Bulloch County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a woman caught on video using checks stolen from Bulloch County at a Pooler area store.

January 03, 2012 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


GSU student serves GOP on multiple levels

A senior at Georgia Southern University, where he is majoring in both mechanical engineering and political science, Aron Randall has made inroads to the Grand Old Party on more than one level. He currently serves as treasurer of the Georgia Association of College Republicans and vice chair of the Bulloch County Republican Party.

January 03, 2012 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


City Council holds first meeting in 2012

It is back to business for Statesboro city councilmen today, who will convene for their first meeting in 2012 after a month-long holiday break.

January 03, 2012 | By JEFF HARRISON jharrison@statesboroherald.com | Local


Russell, Wendi, Susannah and Haley Davis lain to rest

The sanctuary at Statesboro First Baptist Church overflowed Saturday with friends and family mourning and honoring the four members of Stilson's Davis family who perished in a house fire Wednesday morning.

December 31, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


Parents liable for underage drinking

NEW YORK - Parents of teens: If you think a drinking disaster at your kid's party can't happen at your house, not with your kid, because he's a good kid, it's time to wake up and smell the whiskey bottle tossed on your lawn.

December 30, 2011 | By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press | Local


DNR: Permit now required for non-anglers at state fishing areas

With the New Year, people who hike, picnic or camp - but don't fish - no longer have free use of the Evans County Public Fishing Area and 31 other facilities around Georgia.

December 30, 2011 | By AL HACKLE Herald Writer | Local


Officials: Smoke inhalation the cause of deaths in Stilson fire

Four members of a Stilson family who lost their lives Wednesday in a house fire died from smoke inhalation, according to autopsy results.

December 30, 2011 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Vigil honors Davises

The glow of hundreds of candles lit saddened faces Thursday night outside of Southeast Bulloch High School as a community remembered a family whose lives were lost in a house fire the day before.

December 29, 2011 | By HOLLI DEAL BRAGG | Local


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Bulk waste permitted again at recycling centers

Bulloch County Commissioners were talking trash again during a scheduled meeting Tuesday, discussing future plans for dump sites and deciding to lift the temporary ban ...

September 19, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


PeachCare funding faces deadline

Tens of millions of dollars in government funding for Georgia health care faces a dangerous deadline in less than two weeks.

September 19, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Natural disasters add stress to state budgets across US

ATLANTA - A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: how to pay for the rescues ...

September 19, 2017 | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and BOB SALSBERG Associated Press | Local


Georgia Tech student killed by officer had called 911 before encounter

ATLANTA - A Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police had called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated suspicious person fitting ...

September 19, 2017 | By KATE BRUMBACK Associated Press | Local


It's time to play Pigskin Pickem' 2017

Sponsored by Seasons of Japan restaurant, the Statesboro Herald and statesboroherald.com bring you the 11th Annual Pigskin Pickem' contest.

August 24, 2017 | | Local


Concerns of Bulloch County resident Ruth Green

Note: Bulloch County native, retired Georgia Southern professor and community activist Ruth Green addressed the Bulloch County Commission with a list of her concerns at ...

May 17, 2017 | | Local


Statesboro Herald 2016 Photos of the Year

It's that time of year to look back and reflect, and photography is still one of the very best ways to do that.

December 30, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Deputy saves child’s life after ATV accident

A quick-thinking Bulloch County sheriff's deputy was commended for his actions that saved a child's life after an all-terrain vehicle accident Wednesday.

December 08, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON | Local


Photo Gallery: Citizens Police Academy

Images from the Citizens Police Academy offer insight into the experience.

January 17, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Pictures of the Year

Statesboro Herald Staff Photographer Scott Bryant shares his top pictures from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's goodbye

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and Special Agent Chester McBride laid to rest at Mt. Zion AME Church Cemetery after his funeral at Hanner ...

January 02, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: A Hero's Homecoming

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chester McBride, who was killed on duty while serving in Afghanistand on Dec. 21, arrives home and is honored ...

January 01, 2016 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: Scare on the Square

See how downtown Statesboro is transformed by Halloween fun.

November 01, 2015 | By SCOTT BRYANT | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair

October 26, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


Photo Gallery: 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars

Check out pictures from the 2015 Dancing with the Statesboro Stars. The annual fundraiser added a second permance this year and raised $107,000 to ...

October 06, 2015 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Local


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